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QuantLib License

  

 QuantLib is Non-Copylefted Free Software released under the modified BSD License (also known as XFree86-style license).

  

 

  

 QuantLib is Open Source because of its license: it is OSI Certified Open Source Software. OSI Certified is a certification mark of the Open Source Initiative.

  

 

  

 The modified BSD License is GPL compatible as confirmed by the Free Software Foundation.

  

 

  

 This License has been adopted to allow free use of QuantLib and its source, to make QuantLib flourish as a free-software/open-source project. It allows proprietary extensions to be commercialized.

  

 

  

 The license:

  

 

  

 QuantLib is

  

     Copyright (C) 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 RiskMap srl

  

     Copyright (C) 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 StatPro Italia srl

  

     Copyright (C) 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Ferdinando Ametrano

  

 

  

     Copyright (C) 2001, 2002, 2003 Nicolas Di Césaré

  

     Copyright (C) 2001, 2002, 2003 Sadruddin Rejeb

  

 

  

     Copyright (C) 2002, 2003, 2004 Decillion Pty(Ltd)

  

 

  

     Copyright (C) 2003, 2004, 2007 Neil Firth

  

     Copyright (C) 2003, 2004 Roman Gitlin

  

     Copyright (C) 2003 Niels Elken Sønderby

  

     Copyright (C) 2003 Kawanishi Tomoya

  

 

  

     Copyright (C) 2004 FIMAT Group

  

     Copyright (C) 2004 M-Dimension Consulting Inc.

  

     Copyright (C) 2004 Mike Parker

  

     Copyright (C) 2004 Walter Penschke

  

     Copyright (C) 2004 Gianni Piolanti

  

     Copyright (C) 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Klaus Spanderen

  

     Copyright (C) 2004 Jeff Yu

  

 

  

     Copyright (C) 2005, 2006 Toyin Akin

  

     Copyright (C) 2005 Sercan Atalik

  

     Copyright (C) 2005, 2006 Theo Boafo

  

     Copyright (C) 2005, 2006 Piter Dias

  

     Copyright (C) 2005 Gary Kennedy

  

     Copyright (C) 2005, 2006, 2007 Joseph Wang

  

     Copyright (C) 2005 Charles Whitmore

  

 

  

     Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Banca Profilo S.p.A.

  

     Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Marco Bianchetti

  

     Copyright (C) 2006 Yiping Chen

  

     Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Warren Chou

  

     Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Cristina Duminuco

  

     Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Giorgio Facchinetti

  

     Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Chiara Fornarola

  

     Copyright (C) 2006 Silvia Frasson

  

     Copyright (C) 2006 Richard Gould

  

     Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Mark Joshi

  

     Copyright (C) 2006 Allen Kuo

  

     Copyright (C) 2006 Roland Lichters

  

     Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Katiuscia Manzoni

  

     Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Mario Pucci

  

     Copyright (C) 2006 François du Vignaud

  

 

  

     Copyright (C) 2007 Affine Group Limited

  

 

  

 QuantLib includes code taken from Peter Jäckel's book "Monte Carlo Methods in Finance".

  

 

  

 QuantLib includes software developed by the University of Chicago, as Operator of Argonne National Laboratory.

  

 

  

 

  

 Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  

 

  

     Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

  

 

  

     Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

  

 

  

     Neither the names of the copyright holders nor the names of the QuantLib Group and its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

  

 

  

 THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

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